28Apr

Series: duST to LiFeText: Matthew 28 and others Speaker: Brent McCrory Expectations are a bit of a mixed bag. On one hand, some expectations can be helpful. Yet quite often we see expectations get in the way of people understanding Jesus in the gospels. Fast-forward nearly 2,000 years and I…

10Feb

Series: Welcome Home  Text: Psalm 23 Speaker: Brent McCrory We continue our Welcome Home series with a look at Psalm 23 and the concept of a God Who is willing to sit with us. The question is, will we make time to sit with Him?

11Nov

To Be Seen by Whom?

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Series: Following the King (Lessons from The Sermon on the Mount) Text: Matthew 6:1-34 Speaker: Brent McCrory http://nlccoe.com/Sermons/Following%20the%20King/11-11-18%20Matthew%206.mp3 In Matthew 6 Jesus continues to show us the path of life as He contrasts finding our significance in what others think of us with what our heavenly Father thinks of…

05Aug

Psalm 19

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Series: Praying the Psalms: Anchoring Ourselves in God’s word  Text: Psalm 19 Preacher: Brent McCrory http://nlccoe.com/Sermons/Praying%20the%20Psalms/8-5-18_psalm_19.mp3   CS Lewis described Psalm 19 as the greatest poem in the Psalter and one of the greatest lyrics in the world. I have not read enough poetry to fully, with intellectual honesty, agree with…

22Jul

Psalms 6-8

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Series: Praying the Psalms: Anchoring Ourselves in God’s word  Text: Psalms 6-8 Preacher: Tom Herring http://nlccoe.com/Sermons/Praying%20the%20Psalms/7-22-18%20Psalms6-8.mp3 It is amazing what one can see by reading and rereading Scripture. Additionally, it is, perhaps, even more amazing when what one sees begins to be worked into the fabric of one’s life. Or…

01Jul

Series: Praying the Psalms: Anchoring Ourselves in God’s word  Text: Mark 4:26-29; Psalms 1-5 Preacher: Brent McCrory http://nlccoe.com/Sermons/Praying%20the%20Psalms/7-1-18-Psalm1-5.mp3 Time moves quickly. Perhaps this often mentioned saying is more apparent today, at the half-way point for the year. In light of this it is good to take a look around and evaluate…

17Jun

Psalm 4

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Series: Praying the Psalms: Anchoring Ourselves in God’s word  Text: Psalm 4 Preacher: Brent McCrory http://nlccoe.com/Sermons/Praying%20the%20Psalms/6-17-18Psalm4.mp3 Sleep. We all need it. Rhythm. Without it life remains chaotic. In light of these realities, let us seek to ‘start’ our day well by ‘ending’ it well. SELAH. 6.17.18 Psalm4 sermon ppt

10Jun

Psalm 3

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Series: Praying the Psalms: Anchoring Ourselves in God’s word  Text: Psalm 3 Preacher: Brent McCrory http://nlccoe.com/Sermons/Praying%20the%20Psalms/6-10-18-Psalm3.mp3 Everyone reading this has had difficulty in their life. In fact, everyone not reading this has had difficulty in their life as well. So, one could say difficulty is a constant…the variable is in how we…

03Jun

Psalm 2

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Series: Praying the Psalms: Anchoring Ourselves in God’s word  Text: Psalm 2 & Psalm 1 Preacher: Brent McCrory http://nlccoe.com/Sermons/Praying%20the%20Psalms/6-3-18-Psalm2.mp3 Psalm 1 & Psalm 2 have both been called “pre-prayer” psalms, meaning they help to orient us toward the psalter (book of Psalms) as a whole. Both of them contain contrasts. Both of…

27May

Series: Praying the Psalms: Anchoring Ourselves in God’s word  Text: Psalm 1 & Psalm 150  Preacher: Brent McCrory http://nlccoe.com/Sermons/Praying%20the%20Psalms/5-27-18_Psalm1_150.mp3 Prayer is vital for a follower of Jesus. For one thing, it helps form us into the people God desires us to be. Additionally, it can provide us with a sense of rhythm…